Booz Allen Hamilton & SBA reps discuss doing business with Prime Contractors

Come learn how to be ready to successfully subcontract with prime contractors such as Booz Allen Hamilton. This month features an extended program with two speakers who will share with you the preparation, mindset and strategies needed to do business with prime contractors.

First up is Robert Duhart, Booz Allen Hamilton’s Lead in their Small Business Office. Mr. Duhart’s role is to connect with, prepare and provide direction to small government contractors who wish to do business with Booz Allen Hamilton. Robert’s other previous experience notably includes, VP, Biz Dev & Operations with ST International, VP of Federal Biz Dev with Suh’Dutsing Technologies and Director, and Small Business Outreach with U.S. EPA, among other roles with Eastman Kodak Company and TRW, Inc. He will talk about what Booz is looking for in subs, opportunities that may be available and the best way to approach them.

Our second presenter is Roderick (Rod) Johnson who is currently is a Lending Relations/Small Business Development Center Project Officer for the SBA’s Washington D.C. Metropolitan District Office. Mr. Johnson’s presentation will focus on financial aspects of your business that you should have in order before working with large primes. Rod is a native Washingtonian with over 30 years of experience in Commercial/ Business Banking lending specifically to the Not-for-Profit, Government Contracting and Commercial Real Estate industries. He is also CEO at RLJ Financial Consultants, LLC. Johnson holds a Bachelors of Science Degree in Business Administration and a Masters of Science Degree in Financial Management.

Lunch is provided for this event.

Each month Contractor Chat provides insight into successful small contractors, large prime contractors, reps from government agencies, and other resources. Each month features a contractor or resource person who shares strategies, tips and tricks to grow your government contracting business successfully. This is also a great venue to meet new companies to team and partner with.

To attend, please click here! 

Signature Events

Annual Meeting & Community Leadership Awards

The Loudoun Chamber celebrated its 55th Annual Meeting & Community Leadership Awards on Friday, January 20, 2023. We honored top community leaders as well as celebrate the success of the 2022 Board of Directors Chair, Shawn Mitchell. We will also welcomed in our 2023 Board and the new Chair Carol Barbe, owner of Backflow Technology. 2023 Event Photos


Learn More

Chamber Classic

On Monday, August 21, 2023, the 41st Annual Chamber Classic will be held at The Club at Creighton Farms. This event has been Loudoun County’s premier business golf tournament for four decades. The Chamber Classic offers our sponsors tremendous marketing exposure, and an incomparable day of golf on this Jack Nicklaus designed course. Sponsorships are available! 

Learn More

Small Business Awards

For 29 years, the Loudoun Small Business Awards have been the most prestigious honors celebrating the best small businesses, entrepreneurs and nonprofit organizations in our Loudoun community. We hope you will join us on Friday, November 10, 2023, to congratulate finalists and winners in 9 categories, including the top prize, at the 2023 Small Business of the Year. Winners are announced in front of a live audience of Loudoun’s top business and community leaders. Sponsorships are available!

Learn More

Valor Awards

The Loudoun Chamber will honor our community’s real life heroes, including several truly heroic citizens, for their courageous, often lifesaving actions, at the 38th Annual Loudoun County Valor Awards on Thursday, April 27, 2023.  Loudoun’s top business and community leaders will join us for this proud Chamber tradition, and demonstrate their respect and appreciation for these dedicated public servants and their selfless acts of heroism and service.

Learn More